Stacy Morris Youmans was born in Gainesville, Florida, and raised in Douglas, Georgia. Following her graduation from Coffee High School in 1993, Ms. Youmans attended the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where she maintained her Hope Scholarship for four years, graduating in 1997 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English. Ms. Youmans then attended Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia, receiving her Juris Doctor degree in 2000.
Ms. Youmans was admitted to the Florida Bar in September 2000 and began working for the State Attorney’s Office in Ocala, Florida, as an Assistant State Attorney.
In 2004, Ms. Youmans was promoted to the specialized position of Sex Crimes Prosecutor in the felony division. Working with the State Attorney’s Office for nearly eight years, Ms. Youmans gained extensive courtroom experience, including having tried over sixty cases before a jury.
In 2005 and 2006, Ms. Youmans also worked part-time as an instructor for the University of Central Florida, teaching undergraduate courses involving the study of law, legal research, and legal writing.
Ms. Youmans joined the firm in 2008. She practices in many areas of law, including general civil litigation, family law, and criminal law.